A lesbian bar sometimes called a " women's bar " is a drinking establishment that caters exclusively or predominantly to lesbian women. While often conflated, the lesbian bar has a history distinct from that of the gay bar in the United States. Lesbian bars predate current LGBT offerings such as queer community centers, health care centers, bookstores , and coffeeshops. While few lesbian-specific bars exist today, lesbian bars have long been sites of refuge, validation, community, and resistance for women whose sexual preferences are considered "deviant" or non-normative. While women have historically been barred from public spaces promoting alcohol consumption, women's saloon presence rose in the s. Prohibition's speakeasies allowed women to drink publicly more freely.
After decade of decline, 2 lesbian bars open in Washington
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Over the last decade, lesbian bars across the U. But this summer, two bars for lesbian, queer, and bisexual women opened in Washington, D. There's a separate bar for men, according to owner David Perruzza. Perruzza, 43, said he is frustrated by what he sees as separatism within the LGBTQ community and a lack of spaces for women. He said he wants Pitchers to be a fun space for everyone. They were forced to talk to each other, and they were forced to get the same ideals.
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